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2008-11-03 16:00:00

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2008-10-25 18:00:03

Chapel Hill, NC (Sports Network) - Hakeem Nicks had eight catches for 139 yards and three touchdowns, and rushed for another as North Carolina trounced No. 23 Boston College, 45-24, at rain-soaked Kenan Stadium.

2008-09-08 09:00:00

ANDOVER, MA--(Marketwire - September 08, 2008) - Enterasys Networks Inc., the Secure Networks Company(TM), today announced that Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Mass., has deployed an Enterasys identity-based networking solution to automatically prioritize and secure more than 20,000 networked devices used by over 15,000 students and employees.

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2008-09-04 11:40:00

A report released on Wednesday said infant abductions are increasingly rare in the United States, with the average kidnapper likely to be an overweight woman who has feigned pregnancy.

2008-08-10 15:00:33

By Tamar Lewin Like a lot of universities in the United States, Northeastern has Barnes & Noble running its bookstore, and Pizza Hut, Wendy's, Starbucks and Taco Bell selling food in the student center. But Northeastern has taken outsourcing one giant step further.

2008-08-08 06:00:48

By Tamar Lewin Like a lot of universities, Northeastern has Barnes & Noble running its bookstore, and Pizza Hut, Wendy's, Starbucks and Taco Bell selling food in the student center. But Northeastern has taken outsourcing one giant step further.

2008-08-04 03:00:26

By Jenn Smith, The Berkshire Eagle, Pittsfield, Mass. Aug. 4--PITTSFIELD -- The $5.3 million Massachusetts pilot program that put laptop computers into the hands of more than 2,000 local middle school students and teachers has officially ended.

2008-06-19 18:00:29

By CHRISTINE McCONVILLE American students aren't getting the education they need and businesses are suffering, Massachusetts' incoming education secretary Paul Reville told Boston's business and civic leaders yesterday.

2008-06-17 12:00:45

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Jack Dunn, Director of Public Affairs, Boston College, +1-617-552-3351, +1-617-256-7282, dunnjo@bc.edu Through $1b in Construction and Renovation Projects, BC to Become First University in Boston to Reach Housing Milestone CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., June 17/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boston College will add 1,280 new beds of undergraduate housing, making it the first college or university in Boston to meet 100 percent of student demand.

2008-05-29 17:40:00

A team of scientists from Boston College and Duke University has developed a highly-engineered metamaterial capable of absorbing all of the light that strikes it – to a scientific standard of perfection – they report in the latest edition of Physical Review Letters.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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